POOCH – A1081765
Safe - 7-23-2016 Brooklyn
POOCH – A1081765
MALE, TAN / BLACK, YORKSHIRE TERR MIX, 4 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/18/2016, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 07/25/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary scan positive 98511200032778 male intact S/O-BAR, pink mm, hydrated EENT-CAU, COU, no nasal d/c PLN-all wnl H/L-no m/a, clear and eup GI-negative oral, SNP, NMP GU-MI, nsf MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, R stifle and tarsal joints are hyperextended and unable to bend in normal ROM, no obvious fx palpable, good haircoat Neuro-a and a A-4 yo MI Yorkshire terrier 1. R MPL with hyperextension of stifle and tarsal joints P- DA2PP RFL SQ administered 7/18/16 Rabies RHL SQ administered 7/18/16 Bordetella PO administered 7/18/16 CIV LHL SQ administered 7/18/16 0.5 ml activyl topical pyrantel 1 ml PO sedated with 0.1 ml dexmedetomidine IM for radiographs 2 view RHL radiographs-medial rotation of tibia and fibula on RHL on DP view, hyperextension of joints from stifle down on lateral view, no obvious fractures (old or new) suspect medial rotation and hyperextension of joints is due to severe right MPL. recommend MPL sx to fix malalignment. Prognosis good with sx repair. patient can use RHL well even without sx repair, so overall prognosis is good
Profile: 07/18/16 22:31
Pooch is a male Yorkshire that is 4 years old. He was a gift to the family. The owner is surrendering Pooch because she has no time to give him the attention his need.
Pooch has lived with two children, a toddler and an 11 year old. He is gently around the children and licks affectionately. When stranger come over the house he is escorted to the bedroom or bathroom do to his reactive behavior around stranger. Pooch around the neighborhood greet other dogs by sniffing them and approaching slowly. He has never lived with cats.
Pooch is wary of stranger. He is taken on long walks with a muzzle. He tends to bark, tense her body and lung at people. He growl at stranger on the street and does not allow to be petted. He displays the same behavior when stranger come over the house. Pooch is house trained and uses the wee pad but sometimes has accidence out the wee pad. He loves being baths and jumps up into the tub. He is not bothered when getting when his nails trimmed. He allows having his food bowl touched while eating and removing toys from her mouth. Pooch as no bite history. But there have been occasions that she tries to nip and reacts towards unfamiliar people.
FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW
Pooch is described as playful, pushy and excitable. Pooch favorite activity is to go on walks or play with chew toys. Pooch follows the owner around the house. He barks excessively in the house and does not like to be in a crate. Pooch favorite dog food is dry Purina dog. He sleeps in the bathroom where her bed is located. Pooch enjoys being petted and jumps up to solicit attention from family members.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Pooch approached counselor and allowed to be collar, scanned and photographed. However he barked at other people and attempted to bite. He began to lunged and growl. But he allowed all handling from counselor.
Pooch previously lived with adults and 2 children a toddler and an 11 year old. The owner stated Pooch is gentle around the children and licks affectionately. The owner mentioned Pooch is wary of strangers; he tends to bark with tense body posture and lung at people. The owner mentioned Pooch will growl at strangers on the street and does not allow to be petted; he displays the same behavior when strangers come over the house. It was reported by the owner Pooch is house trained and uses wee-wee pads. The owner describes Pooch as playful, pushy and excitable.
At intake it was reported Pooch was calm towards the counselor and allowed all handling but growled and attempted to bite other people. During SAFER Pooch came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, he was friendly and playful towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Pooch joins the game during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Pooch was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Due to some concerns with pooch being wary around strangers and may take time for him to warm up, the behavior department feels he can be suitable for an experience adopter and we recommend a slow introduction.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play ends.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog smells, then turns away.
Dog-dog: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Pooch displays bouncy body language as he wanders in the pen with male and female dogs.
According to Pooch’s previous owner, Pooch greets other dogs by sniffing them and approaching slowly.
7/21: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Pooch displays bouncy body language as he wanders in the pen with male and female dogs.
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